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‘Spy’ Review: An Empowering but Uneven Female Spy Spoof

Paul Feig’s The Heat took a genre that has traditionally belonged to men — the buddy cop movie — and gave it a female twist. Feig’s new movie, Spy, does much the same thing, this time for spy films, a world that has long been by, about, and for dudes and their power fantasies. Spy explicitly subverts the genre’s typical gender dynamics by casting Melissa McCarthy as a lowly, desk-bound CIA analyst named Susan Cooper, who has spent her entire career in the shadow of a glamorous James Bond-esque spy (Jude Law) and then finally gets her opportunity to step into the spotlight and become a full-fledged field agent.

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‘Get Hard’ Review: Two Hilarious Actors, One Bad Movie

Individually, Will Ferrell and Kevin Hart are undeniably hilarious guys. Bringing two major comedic forces together on the big screen just makes sense on both a commercial and entertainment level. Unfortunately, Get Hard largely squanders the talents of Ferrell and Hart on an outdated premise with tired jokes, delivering what essentially amounts to one overlong joke about the terrors of prison rape.

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2015 Metal Guide to South By Southwest

Love metal? Going to South By Southwest? Here's a guide to help you plan for your music week.

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Eight Great South By Southwest Moments

Whet your appetite for South By Southwest by checking out some of the great moments of past years.

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SXSW 2015 Film Lineup Includes New Films From Will Ferrell, Amy Schumer, Melissa McCarthy and More

The dust has barely settled from the 2015 Sundance Film Festival, and already we’ve got a look at the lineup for the 2015 South by Southwest Film Festival. After an initial announcement that included opening night film ‘Brand,’ about comedian Russell Brand,’ things have filled out really nicely with a ton of promising-sounding selections.

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Watch Jimmy Kimmel Punk SXSW Goers With Fake Bands

Remember when Jimmy Kimmel's 'Lie Witness News' went to Coachella last year? Well, the skit is back.

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You Have a Chance to See Nicholas Cage in Person in Austin!

It's not every day that a huge hollywood actor comes near here so I wanted to let you know that you have a chance at seeing Nicholas Cage in person!

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